escrow: Podcast # 107: The Title You Never Knew - 08/26/17 08:02 AM
107 Mail-Right Show We Interview Samantha Belzer of Lawyers Title 
In Episode #107, Samantha Belzer of Lawyers Title joins us to not only talk title, but offer her take on the real estate market from a unique perspective. She brings both title and escrow experience to her business and clients and works for one of the more respected National Title-Companies in San Diego, CA. In this discussion Samantha shares her expertise with us on title basics, bestpractices and real estate strategies. After all, she spends all day working with Realtors and she comes from a family of real estate industry professionals; so she’s learned a thing or two … (1 comments)

escrow: FAQ #2: Wire Fraud! - 06/06/17 02:33 PM
FAQ: Do you take checks?
FAQ: What is Wire Fraud?
 
Traditionally, when buyers makes an offer, they include an Earnest Money Deposit or "good faith" deposit to be held by Escrow until they either close escrow and apply it towards the purchase price or cancel and it's refunded (in some, but not all cases). Buyers also send monies at the closing of escrow to pay the balance due, loan or not.
 
Buyers often ask if they can give me a check to deliver to escrow. "No. We do not handle money at all anymore, where in years past we did." Today we expect all … (3 comments)

escrow: Work We Do,They Never See, But We Need To Promote (Our Value)! - 02/27/16 01:47 AM
The Work We Do That They Never See, But We Need To Promote! (Our Value)
 
My Journal of just one Escrow, but many could be written about like this one, as Realtors, we do so much for our clients, much of which is unseen and taken for granted; because we're that good. They don't realize many agents do not do what we do and we're too professional or humble typically to call attention to what comes naturally for our level of service.
 
Jan 29, 2016 - Yelp.com Lead arrives.
Call lead, ask lots of questions.
NorCal Parents needing to buy a condo for their daughter’s … (4 comments)

escrow: San Diego Utilities & Helpful Reminders - 12/10/15 06:53 AM
San Diego Utilities & Helpful Reminders
I've included the contact info for utilities in San Diego County below...
San Diego Utilities & Helpful Reminders: Sellers, leave your utilities on until the close of escrow. The buyer needs to perform inspections and walk-throughs that will require power, gas & water.
San Diego Utilities & Helpful Reminders: When your tenants move out prior to selling or during your marketing or escrow process, remember to transfer your utilities over to you and leave your utilities on until the close of escrow. The buyer needs to perform inspections and walk-throughs that will require power, gas & water.
San Diego Utilities & … (1 comments)

escrow: Buyer Got A Yes, Now Tell Them NO! - 07/05/10 08:00 AM
What Not to Do After the Offer Is Accepted (Mr. & Mrs. Buyer). Some of this advice I give my buyers, stems from lessons learned from past mistakes.
For example, if your deposit, down payment or entire purchase is coming from a stock portfolio-you are not ready to buy until you are ready to cash out and place your funds in a checking or savings account. I had a client in early 2001 who refused to do when purchasing a $600K home. His down payment was 60K from his stock portfolio and 48 hours after he got an accepted offer; the market … (6 comments)

 
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La Jolla, CA

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